Month: April 2020

Meet the Artist – Carl Burton

Detail: Carl Burton, The Dogana, Grand Canal, Venice, Italy, 1996; full image below Introduction Carl Burton is a New York photographer whose work was exhibited at the Montgomery Museum of Fine Arts in Color and Light: Photographs by Carl Burton in 2011. He often works with a panoramic camera capturing landscapes and cityscapes such as …

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Home Studio: Floral Arrangements

Overview Inspired by the blooms of spring and the trending #MuseumBouquet, MMFA Special Events Coordinator Aaron Ganey has created a floral arrangement that brings the beauty of spring inside. Designed after the asymmetrical shape of the arrangement depicted in William Glackens’ (1870-1938) Flowers in a Goblet (date unknown) from the Museum’s collection, everything in the demonstration …

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Book Recommendations – April 2020

Overview Several members of the Museum’s reading group, Art+Letters, reflected on their collective favorites over the years in order to make some recommendations for you. Below are some of their selections—check back each month for additional suggestions—happy reading! In Sunlight or in Shadow: Stories Inspired by the Paintings of Edward Hopper Editor: Lawrence Block Why You …

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What We’re Watching

Overview Scrolling through Netflix, Prime, and Hulu can be an endless rabbit hole. To help your search, we’re spotlighting three films related to art that you should watch during the safer at home order.

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